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Better woodlands, better health?

Jennifer Thomson is an ESRC (1+3) PhD student at the University of Edinburgh. She is based in the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH). 622 more words

Cities

Is politics the right choice?

I’m going to the University of Edinburgh to study politics in less than two weeks. This is a subject I am hugely passionate about and something I do know a huge amount about, but recently I have been having my doubts as to whether it is actually the right thing to study. 307 more words

Girl

Practical Guides for New Students: Academic Support

 As Welcome Week is nearly upon us, we hope that your preparations are well under way for your arrival in Edinburgh. As the practical arrangements such as flights, visas and accommodation fall into place, your thoughts may turn to the academic side of things and to the challenge that lies ahead as you begin studying towards your chosen degree. 626 more words

Edinburgh

Onwards and Upwards: Edinburgh Bound!

I can hardly believe that it’s finally here – I’m moving to Edinburgh, Scotland for my final semester of school! While I’ve been planning this trip for quite some time, it’s hard to believe its really happening. 165 more words

Travel

Analysis: Scotland's local democracy deficit is worsening

Even before the latest proposals to cut councillors, academics were pointing to a ‘local democracy deficit’ in Scotland, saying there are proportionally fewer councils and elected councillors than anywhere else in Europe. 279 more words

News

Atomic Triggers

Note: Stemming from further useful discussions on social media, I’ve added some additional comment at the end of this piece. The original post remains unchanged. 951 more words

Nuclear History

Ignacio B. Peña Introduction (University of Edinburgh '16)

Hello. My name is Ignacio, and I am a fraud.

Let me elaborate. I was born in a city within the greater Los Angeles area to parents who had immigrated from Guadalajara, Mexico. 2,011 more words

Writing